The role of coping with disease in adherence to treatment regimen and disease control in type 1 and insulin treated type 2 diabetes mellitus

Turan B., Osar Z., Turan J., Damci T., Ilkova H.

DIABETES & METABOLISM, cilt.28, ss.186-193, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.186-193


Background: Coping is defined as the behavioral and cognitive efforts used in an attempt to deal with stressful events. The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between coping with diabetes and the following outcome variables in type I and insulin treated type 2 diabetes mellitus: glycemic control, microangiopathic complications, adherence to self monitoring of blood glucose, adherence to insulin injections, and adherence to diet.